January dec03 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Wed 10 February 2016
Comedian proposes on stage – and gets rejected
Footage emerges online
10/02/2016 … Excruciating footage has emerged of a stand-up proposing on stage – only to be rejected.
Chris Morris is developing a new movie
Satirist working with Film4 again
10/02/2016 … Chris Morris is making a new film, it has been revealed.
C5 orders improvised border guards mockumentary
Its first new comedy in a decade
10/02/2016 … Channel 5 has ordered an improvised mockumentary based around border guards.
100 comics protest baby deportations
Open letter from Australia's 'professional dickheads’
10/02/2016 … A hundred of Australia’s leading comedians have issued an open letter to their government urging them not to deport 37 babies.
Matt Richardson joins Virgin Radio
Drivetime slot for comedian
10/02/2016 … Comic Matt Richardson is to be the drivetime DJ on Virgin Radio when it returns to the airwaves next month.
Mel Giedroyc to star in ‘a modern Round The Horne’
Radio 4 picks up Justin Edwards's sketch show
10/02/2016 … Mel Giedroyc is to star in a new Radio 4 sketch comedy show described as a ‘modern Round The Horne’.
Tue 09 February 2016
The man with the golden puns
Masai Graham crowned wordplay king
09/02/2016 … Masai Graham has been crowned the 2016 UK Pun Champion.
Anita Dobson joins Gold's Rebel sitcom
With Bill Paterson, Anna Crilly and Amit Shah
09/02/2016 … Anita Dobson, Bill Paterson and Anna Crilly have all be signed up to the new sitcom based on The Oldie magazine's cartoon strip The Rebel.